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Freezing Jalapeno's

post #1 of 12
Thread Starter 

I make a lot of ABT'S everyone seems to love them, so i decided to plant some Jalapeno's in my garden. I only planted a dozen plants and have more peppers than i know what to do with.Was wondering if anyone has ever froze them,I dont know if they would get soft or not. I am also thinking of making some ABT's up and freezing them. I think I may give it a try and see how it works.

post #2 of 12

A few plants go a long way don't they biggrin.gif  I picked a full 5 gal bucket full on Saturday

post #3 of 12

You can freeze them. They freeze just like any pepper. They don't get soft.

post #4 of 12

Yes, as others have said, they freeze well.  Here is a great site if you ever need to know how you prepare fruits/vegetables for storage.  It also contains info on picking them.

post #5 of 12

 Buy a bushel of japs when i can find them on sale and halve , seed and freeze for pepper jelly. They get a little soft when thawed .but not enough to hurt anything.

post #6 of 12

I am lucky enough to get them for less than a $ lb regularly so I just buy them fresh but if I had to I would freeze them in a heartbeat

post #7 of 12
Thread Starter 

Thanks for the input. will be freezing a bunch this weekend

post #8 of 12

There selling those puppy's down here for 2.99 a pound.. Killing me!th_crybaby2.gif

post #9 of 12

2.99 a pound. Yikes. .99 here

post #10 of 12

They are $.83 a pound here.


They are also nice & big, 3 to 4 inches long.

post #11 of 12

They will soften when frozen as any pepper will in a home freezer.  The flavor will still be fine though.


Good luck and good smoking.

post #12 of 12

Been freezing all my Red Japs to make a chipotle powder, so far seems fine.

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